System x3650 (7979-B6x)
Network Server
IBM
03 Dec 2009
130868

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
For constrained data center environments, the IBM System x3650 offers unprecedented performance and reliability. The x3650 delivers rack-dense, quad-core computing power, an impressive 12 DIMM memory design and super-efficient network communication.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:GGE145AUS - 1.16
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5450 3.0 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:Serial
2 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  26K5840 36.4GB 15K 3.5 SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:Belkin PS2 to USB KVM
USB Mouse:Belkin PS2 to USB KVM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


Config Notes
1) Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 5
2) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 199728
Checksum: f8cba4c1576c82aacb7a5e8f438d0c4c

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 33640
Checksum: 60a77d0eccede7f3ccbc8a50a93edefc

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 120696
Checksum: 5e37f3e96f44f049c5aba5af76bc974a

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 304640
Checksum: 4532b0e93d2ab5a98ae54beefd43e51d


The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually YES CERTIFIED components may be exchanged for other YES CERTIFIED components. For more information on swapping YES CERTIFIED components, please access the following web page:

http://developer.novell.com/devres/system/policy/exchange.htm

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM
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